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  1. Author examines making of Prince's 'Purple Rain' album and movieRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Examiner.com

    You remember the scene: Morris Day is trying to cajole Prince love interest Apollonia into joining his latest girl group at the First Avenue Club as the Purple One looks on from the stage. Hoping to win over the busty-but-impressionable girl from the Big Easy, Morris orders an expensive bottle of wine and feigns interest when Prince's "Kid" character finishes screaming "The Beautiful Ones" .

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  2. New Single from Prince 'This Could Be Us' is #1 Most-Added New SongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Last December Rolling Stone Magazine named "THIS COULD BE US" one of the "50 Best Songs of 2014" and declared Prince 's latest single, "a sparkling sexy jam". And now radio stations across the country are following suit as the latest single from his #1 album, ART OFFICIAL AGE, becomes the #1 most added new song on Urban Adult radio.

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  3. Colombia's Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe titleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world's top beauty pageant in Florida. The 22-year-old model and business student triumphed over 87 other women from around the world, and is only the second beauty queen from Colombia to take home the prize.

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  4. 'Saturday Night Live' Ratings Rise With Host Blake SheltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Never underestimate the power of country stars following. Carrie Underwood may not have impressed critics with her performance in NBC's The Sound of Music but made it a ratings blockbuster.

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  5. Ratings: "Saturday Night Live" Rises for Blake Shelton EpisodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FHWrestling.com

    Saturday's episode, which featured Shelton as host and musical guest, drew a 4.7 overnight household rating. Up 15% from the 4.1 drawn by last week's Kevin Hart-Sia episode, the number represents the second-highest metered market household rating of the season.

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  6. Borrowed Love: S.O.S. Band's Mary Davis Sings About Matters of the HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Stranger

    The beginning of S.O.S. Band's "Just Be Good to Me," off their 1983 album On the Rise , is just incredible. There is a cry from what sounds like the urban wilderness.

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  7. Representatives of 88 countries compete for Miss Universe crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Miss Universe contestants Laurien Angelista, of Curacao, left, Yasmin Verheijen, of the Netherlands, and Kaci Fennell, of Jamaica, walk in the pool during the Yamamay swimsuit runway show, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Doral, Fla. AFP Photo Representatives of 88 countries will smile it out for the title of Miss Universe Sunday in a contest rattled by Miss Israel taking a selfie with Miss Lebanon, their countries' sworn enemies.

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  8. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Star

    Doesn't matter if you like soul, rock, pop or dance music, turn up the volume and let the purple one blow you away. The pop pocket rocket is eternal proof that great things come in small packages and his latest track Marz, from 2014's Plectrumelectrum, is no exception.

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  9. The Most Memorable Super Bowl Halftime ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Time

    From the best to the rest , here are the acts that kept us from changing the channel The music for this show was negligible. But the show-closing moment in which Justin Timberlake ripped off Janet Jackson's detachable bodice resonated for years on a variety of levels: For Jackson, whose promotion of her new album was subsumed by controversy, it marked the beginning of the end of her career.

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  10. Super Bowl 2015: The 7 best & worst performances in halftime history; where will Katy Perry rank?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SILive.com

    Pop and pigskin: Bloated Top 40 extravaganzas are just as much of a Super Bowl Sunday tradition as hot wings, brewskies and armchair superjocks. Hell, he wasn't even a household name: Al Hirt was a Grammy-winning trumpet player whose biggest claim to fame before Super Bowl I was TV's "The Green Hornet" theme.

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  11. The S.O.S. Band: Slow Burning R&B for a Pop-Impatient AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Stranger

    There is a cry from what sounds like the urban wilderness. It is the cry of a woman.

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  12. 'Goofball' Delaware police officer a national sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Windsor Beacon

    So his sassy rendition of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off came as a surprise to no one - his 10-year-old daughter, Gabrielle, who inspired his moves and informed his knowledge of all things T. Swift, least of all. "She's always looked at me like I was crazy to begin with," Davis said Tuesday.

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  13. 'Saturday Night Live' Ratings On Par With Host Kevin HartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Deadline

    Kevin Hart was no match for fellow standup Chris Rock as Saturday Night Live host but still delivered solid ratings last night. The NBC late-night program kicked off 2015 with a show hosted by Hart and musical guest Sia that averaged a 4.1 rating in the metered market households and a 2.0 in adults 18-49 in the markets with Local People Meters.

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  14. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  15. Seattle Seahawks Vs. Green Bay Packers Fan Appreciation Activities AnnouncedRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Sports Media 101

    Seahawks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Seattle Seahawks as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Seahawks 101.

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  16. Valentine's Day gift guide: diamonds and pearls for under $150Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Examiner.com

    It seems as soon as one winter holiday is over another one is right around the corner. Yes fellas, this holiday is the one where you are expected to put out for your love.

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  17. Seahawks Announce Fan Activities for NFC Championship GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Seattle Seahawks

    The Seattle Seahawks announced today fan activities for the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 18. The game will be presented by American Family Insurance. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. All stadium gates open at 9 a.m. A new feature for Sunday's game is a live video stream of fans entering CenturyLink Field through the northwest gate.

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  18. Impressive Morgan James brings her Broadway soul to the DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Star Tribune

    Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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  19. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  20. Glera: You've never heard of this Italian grape, but you've tasted it in your Prosecco glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Globe and Mail

    The first day of the 2013 glera grape harvest at a vineyard in Pordenone, Italy. The first day of the 2013 glera grape harvest at a vineyard in Pordenone, Italy.

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